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Synod in Full Swing

The Synod has reached the height of its activity between plenary and minor work circles, synod fathers, young people and listeners. Many sources of information on this event can be accessed. Among other things, I find interesting the position taken by a synodal father during the daily briefing of the Vatican Press Office: adults who… Read more »

Offering Pope Francis All Our Love and Solidarity

Rome, 14 September 2018
Feast of the Triumph of the Cross

Dearest Sisters, In the whirlwind of news over the last few weeks, I am writing to you with great trust to urge you to wholeheartedly and affectionately support the forceful and incisive words that Pope Francis addressed to the whole Church in his Letter

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The Language of Hate Is Poisoning the Net

A growing number of Net users are expressing themselves with aggressive language, which is becoming a communicative style in contemporary society. Immediately amplified by the Net, hate language is by now passively accepted or considered “normal” by almost half of the Net’s users, according to an SWG research. The Net is reproducing more and more… Read more »

Spiritual friendship

It is a blessed thing to love on earth as we hope to love in Heaven, and to begin that friendship here which is to endure for ever there. I am not now speaking of simple charity, a love due to all mankind, but of that spiritual friendship which binds souls together, leading them to… Read more »

Closure of the Centenary of the Pauline Cooperators

Rome, 30 June 2018 To All the Sisters Dearest Sisters, The first International Encounter of the Pauline Cooperators was a great feast of languages, cultures, songs and Pauline enthusiasm….a lively gathering marked by the colors of the world! The event, held to celebrate the Association’s Centenary, took place in Rome and in the places linked… Read more »

I have fought the good fight

Tolerating evil means overcoming it with Jesus, and in Jesus’ own way, which is not the way of the world. This is why Paul considered himself a victor about to receive his crown (cf. 2 Tim4:8). He writes: “I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith” (v…. Read more »

Study first of all the lectio of the divine Scriptures

Study them, I say. For we need to study the divine writings deeply… and while you study these divine works with a believing and God-pleasing intention, knock at that which is closed in them and it shall be opened to you by the porter, of whom Jesus says, “To him the gatekeeper opens”. While you… Read more »